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yesterday, i took a bath

Yesterday, I took a bath. This is news, because I was in a house with six kids at the time, and when there are that many small, noisy, demanding people in the vicinity, the very notion of self-care falls into the category of Things Other People Do.

The ‘not good enough’ parent

Have you ever felt like this? These are all things mums have said during sessions with me. These feelings are so common, but we don’t often talk about them openly. Fear of being judged and shame at what we believe are our shortcomings tend to keep us quiet.

Fathers’ Mental Health

Dr Andy Mayers is a perinatal mental health expert, campaigner and educator. In this piece he explains why although it’s great that NHS England announced they will screen fathers for their mental health in late 2018, it’s perhaps premature to get too excited.

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